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Best Western Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU

AAA - 2 Diamond

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The Best Western Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU offers an unbeatable San Diego location, close to San Diego State University & Qualcomm Stadium. The hotel features affordable rates and comfortable accommodations. Highly ranked on TripAdvisor and is one of the only hotels in San Diego with no hidden fees. We offer a complimentary continental breakfast, Wi-Fi, parking and movies. Guests of the Best Western Lamplighter Inn & Suites will find that each spacious accommodation and suite features thoughtful touches to make every stay more comfortable, including a DVD player, complimentary high-speed internet access, cable satellite television with HBO, ample desk space, single serve coffee maker and an iron and ironing board. For long-term guests, kitchen units with full-sized appliances are available, with special discounts for extended stays. The hotel is perfect for families looking for value while visiting students at San Diego State University, construction crews wanting weekly and monthly stays, patients visiting nearby Alvarado Hospital or Sharp Grossmont Hospital. With so much to explore in San Diego, just hop on the trolley! There are two stops less than 1.5 miles away at San Diego State University. Let the trolley whisk you away to Old Town, Little Italy, the Gaslamp Quarter, Qualcomm Stadium, Petco Park, the Convention Center and Tijuana, Mexico. Other attractions around this San Diego hotel include Viejas Arena, SeaWorld, and the world-famous San Diego Zoo. Complete your stay by waking up to a complimentary continental breakfast with many kosher items and featuring a variety of morning-time favorites, like make your own waffles, relaxing at the outdoor heated pool with BBQ grill, surfing the web on the lobby computer and using our on-site laundry facility. EXCITING NEWS Construction of our new Lobby and Breakfast Room begins Oct. 2018! We will do our best to keep disturbances down to a min. If you have concerns about disruptions, please contact us.

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6474 El Cajon Boulevard
San Diego
United States
To make a reservation please call 0800 393130 (Freephone). For all other enquiries please call +1 619-582-3088
AAA - 2 Diamond


Pets: No Pets accepted
Check-in & Check-out
15:00:00 | 11:00:00


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6474 El Cajon Boulevard
San Diego
United States

What's nearby?


  • 1 mile(s) from La Mesa

  • 3 mile(s) from Lemon Grove

  • 5 mile(s) from El Cajon

  • 17 mile(s) from Chula Vista

  • 19 mile(s) from La Jolla

  • 20 mile(s) from Coronado

  • 22 mile(s) from Del Mar

  • 35 mile(s) from Escondido

  • 38 mile(s) from Carlsbad

  • 1 mile(s) from San Diego State University, and Cox Arena

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 1099 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 599
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Rating: 2 23
Rating: 1 16

Friendly and efficient Staff, but lots of construction happening

17/06/2019 Wander49561475771,

The check in and check out process was fast and friendly. They are in doing a lot updating / construction at the hotel so the amenities like breakfast, were not up to typical Best Western Standards. ... more


GREAT place to stay!

17/06/2019 Beeehive,

We came in for a night and we were definitely impressed! Every person we encountered was extremely friendly, the room was super clean, and there is a nice pool and laundry room too. This place far e... more



06/06/2019 Road57927543038,

Honestly impressed with our time here. Everyone was amazing and helpful our room was quite spacious and clean. We were extremely impressed as it was also under construction but still felt like we wer... more


I was surprised, happily

23/05/2019 Dan H, Lakewood, Colorado

I have not stayed in a hotel like this in a long time. But this one was close to where I needed to be and the reviews were great, so I took a chance. Very glad I did. Room was great, no noise, rate wa... more

Owner Response
Michelle C, Front Office Manager at Best Western Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU, responded to this review
Hello Dan H, Thank you for the great review! We are so glad that you were happily surprised with your experience at our little hotel! Our entire staff works hard to provide extra clean rooms and outstanding customer service at competitve rates. We appreciate that you noticed our efforts. We look forward to your next visit! When you're ready to return, be sure to call us direct to get the best price, service and selection. Again, thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts with our on-line community of potential guests. Yours in Hospitality, Michelle C.

Sweet and homey

23/05/2019 Dream68344303964, San Francisco, California

The staff are all so sweet. They let me have a late check out which was really wonderful.Thanks for being so lovely. The carpets need to be ripped out and a few things modernized. The rooms were co... more

Owner Response
Michelle C, Front Office Manager at Best Western Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU, responded to this review
Dear Dream68344303964, We appreciate your honest review. Our staff strives to make our guests stay a comfortable, welcoming one. We are glad to see that we accomplished this for you. As far as our rooms go, we are excited to say that starting this fall, we will begin updating our rooms! We hope that you'll come back to stay with us once this is complete. Thank you for taking the time out of your busy schedule and sharing your experience. Next time you're heading our way, call us direct to get the best price, service and selection. Yours in Hospitality, Michelle C.